Date(s) - 09/09/2009
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Presentations to be made on the evening include:
Bhupinder Bhoday – from the Department of Children Schools and Families
Ashley Blackmore – leading a new generation to view ‘foot power’ as their primary means of transport; creating lasting change in health, the environment and local communities
Ross Butcher – Transport for London Regional School Travel Adviser
Andrew Combes – SW Regional School Travel Adviser, Department for Transport / Department of Children, Schools & Families
Des de Moor – The Ramblers on the Walk4Life pilot for children and families walking in Barrow and their Trail Tales material
Nigel Dotchin – Head of Equalities Policy, Regional and Local Strategy at the Department for Transport
Liz Hoehnke – CABE Space and Young Spaceshaper.
Mayer Hillman – Senior Fellow Emiritus, Policy Studies Institute
Ann Kenrick OBE – Author of Let me out! How to enjoy the school run.
Liz Kessler – Open Space strategist, EC1 New Deal, who will talk about playspaces in south Islington
Rod King – Campaign Director, 20 is plenty for us.
Louise Lord – from the Sustainable Development Commission will talk about Every Child’s Future Matters
Roger Mackett – Professor of Transport Studies, University College London
Katherine Rooney – Senior Project Officer, Sustrans’ Liveable Neighbourhoods
Andrew Stuck – will talk about Dorset Induction walkabout, an initiative to support any transition process
Liz Warren from the Sustainable Development Commission who is unable to attend the event would like participants to contribute to the Department of Children Schools and Families consultation on carbon management in schools. It’s available at www.dcsf.gov.uk/consultations and features ideas and consultation questions around sustainable school travel.
Rod King who is speaking at the event is campaign manager for 20’s Plenty for Us – check out their manifesto here.
Those who took part at the event.
Andrew Combes has sent this comment and link: “Its not just the ASBO kids that get tags nowadays!: http://www.lok8u.com/”
View Tim Gill on children’s roaming range on this video: http://www.urbannous.org.uk/urbandesigngroup/TGill.htm
Robert Huxford has spotted this piece in the Daily Mail – an extract from a soon to be published book on Family Life in Britain: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1224231/A-vanished-Britain-50-years-ago-country-doors-left-unlocked-children-played-street.html#comments
Healthy Communities Research Forum on Young People and Green Space (from University of the West of England)
Louise Lord at the Sustainable Development Commission has recommended a Ramblers and Action on Children Children and Families Walking initiative.